Category Archives: Australia

Islamophobia in Australia

Aussie Muslim women 3 times more likely to face #Islamophobia: Read the @IslamophobiaReg @CharlesSturtUni report. https://t.co/KnUapMKcke pic.twitter.com/AlbNQArhXb — DiversityCouncilAust (@DivCouncilAus) July 14, 2017

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Islamophobia: why Adnan doesn’t get a job callback but Aidan does

You can imagine her surprise when the young lawyer was mistakenly copied into an email which revealed she hadn’t got a job because of her parents’ religion. Well, she might have been surprised, but as a Muslim, such instances of … Continue reading

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Anzac Day Memories: The Sullen Child of History by BINOY KAMPMARK

“Periodic vigilance will protect us against new generations of lords and masters who exploit national myths to lure us into enterprises born in timidity and corrosive mateship.” -Andrew Hamilton, Eureka Street, May 6, 2015 Old countries have baggage so heavy … Continue reading

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The Rape of East Timor: “Sounds Like Fun” by JOHN PILGER

Secret documents found in the Australian National Archives provide a glimpse of how one of the greatest crimes of the 20th century was executed and covered up. They also help us understand how and for whom the world is run. … Continue reading

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FBI says ‘Australian IS jihadist’ is actually a Jewish American troll named Joshua Ryne Goldberg

A young Jewish American man has been charged with pretending to be an Australian-based Islamic State jihadist after a FBI joint investigation with the Australian Federal Police based on information provided by Fairfax Media. Joshua Ryne Goldberg, a 20-year old living at his parents’ … Continue reading

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The British-American coup that ended Australian independence – John Pilger – 23.Oct 14

Across the media and political establishment in Australia, a silence has descended on the memory of the great, reforming prime minister Gough Whitlam. His achievements are recognised, if grudgingly, his mistakes noted in false sorrow. But a critical reason for his … Continue reading

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George Brandis’ Racial Discrimination Act changes create the whitest piece of proposed legislation I’ve encountered. – Waleed Aly – SMH – 28 Mar.14

Perhaps the most remarkable thing about George Brandis’ now infamous comment this week that Australians “have the right to be bigots” is that it was so unremarkable. Sure, it’s a grating soundbite, but as a matter of substance it’s entirely … Continue reading

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How the Same Godfather Rules from Canberra to Kiev The Forgotten Coup by JOHN PILGER

Washington’s role in the fascist putsch against an elected government in Ukraine will surprise only those who watch the news and ignore the historical record.  Since 1945, dozens of governments, many of them democracies, have met a similar fate, usually … Continue reading

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Curse of Australia’s silent pervasive racism – Waleed Aly – 4 Apr.13

The polite racism of the educated middle class is much worse than ugly tirades that go viral on YouTube. As opening lines in letters go, ”I find you deeply offensive” is pretty direct. Fair enough. I suspect lots of people … Continue reading

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The Gillard White Paper on Asia by BINOY KAMPMARK

It has a familiar ring to it. Australia, that White Tribe of Asia, is now sounding desperate, hoping for recognition in a region it has struggled to comprehend since the days of British colonisation. If human beings are seeking to find the common thread of expression, that elemental language amongst Babel’s sea of tongues, then we can say that the White Paper on the Asian Century seeks to do so – in part. Continue reading

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